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Lemon Sesame Tuna & Chickpea Orzo Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 8 oz dried orzo, cooked to package instructions and drained 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 bunch green onions, diced 3 3-oz pouches Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna 15-oz canned chickpeas, drained 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced […]

Spaghetti with Walnuts, Anchovy and Parsley

Ingredients: 3/4-1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/4 cup bread crumbs 2 oz anchovies in olive oil 5 cloves garlic 1 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes bunch Italian parsley, chopped 3/4 lb spaghetti Parmesan for sprinkling Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti […]

Slightly Posh Tuna and Sweetcorn Jacket Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 large baking potatoes (like Russet) 3 5-oz cans Albacore tuna in water, drained 8 oz can corn kernels*, drained 1 bunch green onion, chopped (green parts only) 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 cup mayonnaise Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Scrub off […]

Roasted Pumpkin and Toffee Rice Krispies Treats

Ingredients: 1/4 cup pumpkin pulp* 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 10-oz bags marshmallows 6 cup crisped rice cereal (aka Rice Krispies) 1/2 cup toffee bits Directions: Butter an 8×8 inch pan. Set aside. In a large bowl, toss together the cereal and toffee. Set aside. In a large, […]

Spaghetti with Sardines, Asparagus and Capers

Ingredients: 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1 onion, sliced into half moons 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 2-3 tablespoons nonpareil capers 2 4.4-oz canned sardines in oil, drained juice and zest of one lemon 3/4 lb spaghetti 2/3 (loose) cup coarsely chopped Italian parsley Parmesan for […]

Marshmallow Lovers Rice Krispie Treats

Ingredients: 6 cup crisped rice cereal (aka Rice Krispies) 1 cup plain or multicolored mini dehydrated vanilla marshmallows* 6 tablespoons butter 2 10-oz bags mini marshmallows 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Butter a 9×13 inch pan. Set aside. In a large bowl, toss together the cereal and dehydrated marshmallows. Set aside. […]

Steak and Smoked Oyster Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup caramelized onions* 1 celery stalk, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 parsnips, diced 8 oz crimini mushrooms 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 2 tins (3.75 oz, each) smoked oysters, drained 2 1/2 lb stew meat superfine flour (like Wondra) 2 cups beef stock 1 sheet frozen puff […]

Fresh Cherry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 5 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla  1 egg 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cherries 1/2 cup semisweet or bittersweet chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line […]